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Zum Schiffchen

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$$ - $$$
German, European, Central European
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Hafenstr. 5, Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 211 132421
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was over in Dusseldorf for Valve World & went to this restaurant twice during my visit. I was recommended to visit by the staff at the hotel when I requested German food in the Old Town. It was 2 mins away from the Christmas Markets and main strip of bars & restaurants. The best food that I had was... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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117 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a traditional German cuisine with variety of dishes. The service is excellent. However, the place can get really crowded in some occasions and hard to find a seat.

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Thank 422Sumaya
Manchester, UK
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Called in here for just a drink in 2015 whilst visiting the markets so decided to have something to eat here on our 2016 trip. We called in to book a table for Saturday night & were told that at 7pm when we wanted to eat there would be no need to book. When we arrived at 6.50 we were... More 

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Brotton, United Kingdom
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393 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 466 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Taken to our table by a lovely gentleman with a slight stoop to his gait, very friendly and cheerful. Looked at the extensive menu and decided on the choice of sausages and my partner had the fried black pudding. Food was just OK, lukewarm, mashed potatoes with loads of lumps in, and very very vinegary sauerkraut. The waiter who served... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...and very good at it! Good food and beer, just what we wanted. We look for a traditional experience and I think it's safe to say we found it.

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Thank CarlyHoneycombe
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great brewery from Düsseldorf. Special and really good home made dishes from Germany. A lot of place and not so touristic. Well decorated and not so far from the alt stadt but waisters are sometimes rude...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good. But my deer was too fast to catch. Waiters hunting him for fifty minutes, then they brought a ragout. But next deer called Jägermeister was much much slower :-D

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Thank Matěj R
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here with 20 people. Good local dishes (If you like) and nice beers. Really like how it was decorated. Good atmosphere also. Good restaurant if you would like to show local flavours.

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London
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very old fashioned decor and the meals were to match which gave it a very authentic edge to other restaurants we had tried. The meals are traditional and plentiful. My husband had the oxtail stew and I had beef with almonds and dumplings. Both meals were lovely and we finished our plates. Would definately return.

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Bengaluru, India
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126 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant on the recommendation of a colleague and it turned out to be a really nice place. The food was decent and the beer was good. The service was exceptional and the waiters were very polite and helpful. I would go ahead and say that the staff at this restaurant was certainly the most courteous I've... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hafenstr. 5, Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Dusseldorf
  • Phone Number: +49 211 132421

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?